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Job Opening in the Sociology Department

News from Jan 19, 2022

Zentralinstitut John-F.-Kennedy-Institut - Department of Sociology

Research Assistant (praedoc) / Research Associate (praedoc) (m/f/d) with 65%-part-time job limited to 5 years Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L FU Reference code: Sociology_JFKI_WiMi

Application deadline: February 7, 2022

John F. Kennedy Institute, Department of Sociology

Job description:

  • Internationally visible research output aiming at publication in refereed journals and book series - Participation in teaching
  • Active participation in applying for third-party funding - The successful candidate has the opportunity to develop her/his academic profile (PhD degree)


Master’s degree (or equivalent) in sociology or neighboring social sciences (at employment date at the latest)


  • Interest in one or more of the following research topics: economic sociology, historical sociology, political economy, American sociology
  • Experience in working with quantitative data, database construction or computational social sciences
  • Very good language skills in English, more languages are a plus

Additional Information:

Applications should be sent by e-mail, together with significant documents (research proposal / writing sample), indicating the reference code, in PDF format (preferably as one document) to Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kohl: sociology@jfki.fu-berlin.de .
On the given occasion and for the duration of the essential on-site operations by Freie Universität Berlin, we kindly ask you to apply electronically by e-mail. The processing of a postal application cannot be guaranteed.

Freie Universität Berlin
Zentralinstitut John-F.-Kennedy-Institut
Department of Sociology
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kohl
Lansstr. 7-9, 14195 Berlin (Dahlem)

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Publication date: January 17, 2022

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